When making a Will, there are various types of gifts that a testator may wish to include: general, specific and demonstrative legacies. Before considering the effect of failure of gifts in a Will, it is important to identify each of the types of legacy available to a testator. A general legacy, as the name suggests, […]
When someone passes away, it is important to make sure that the relevant people, companies and organisations are informed. You will also need to ensure that any assets of the deceased are preserved until such time when they can be collected, sold or distributed Informing the appropriate companies and organisations about the death of a […]
Arranging your loved ones funeral A funeral may only take place after the death has been registered. There are countless decisions that have to be made by the organiser during one of the most upsetting times of their lives. Often people describe organising a funeral as baffling, terrifying, weird, overwhelming and devastating but many of […]
What is an Executor? An Executor is the person or people appointed by a Will to deal with the affairs of the deceased. Duties and responsibilities of Executors As an Executor, you are responsible for identifying all assets and liabilities held by the deceased. With this information, you must then complete the relevant inheritance tax […]
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